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Femina Victrix: M.11-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Femina Victrix


Sculptor: Dick, William Reid




A kneeling female nude wrestles with a serpent, bronze, first cast


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 25 cm
Height: 46.8 cm
Width: 63 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


20th century
Production date: after AD 1913

School or Style



  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Figure Depth 25.1 cm Height 41.8 cm Width 53.7 cm
Plinth Depth 25.1 cm Height 5.2 cm Width 39.2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'W.R. DICK/1913'
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-2015
Primary reference Number: 201431
Old object number: 15
Former loan number: AAL.245-2006
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_11_2015
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 28 May 2015 Updated: Friday 3 January 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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